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1970

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Dr. Andrew P. Torrence Served as President of Tenessee State University From 1968 Until He Resigned in 1974 to Become Provost and Executive Vice-President of Tuskegee Institute. As President of Tennessee State University, Dr. Torrence Was Involved in the Landmark Desegration Suit to Dismantle Tennessee's Dual System of Higher Education That Was Filed in 1968. The Suit Resulted in the 1979 Court Ordered Merger of the University of Tennessee-Nashville Into Tennessee State University.

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College presidents; School integration; Universities & colleges;

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